Red Quinoa Salad


Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup red quinoa
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 4 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds
  • 2 teaspoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • Rinse quinoa thoroughly and drain
  • Add 1/3 cup of quinoa to 2/3 cup of water in a covered saucepan
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until all the water is evaporated – about 15 minutes
  • Let cool the cooked quinoa
  • In a salad bowl mix cooked quinoa, arugula, salt and pepper
  • Add olive oil and mix well
  • Sprinkle with cranberries, toasted almonds and feta cheese

Yields: 2 servings

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